NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A woman's wallet was stolen while she shopped in a grocery store, and a person using one of the stolen cards from her purse was caught on tape.
Surveillance video from a security camera shows a woman using the stolen credit card. Police said she maybe is in her early 30s or 40s, and she appears to weigh around 150 pounds. She has curly blonde hair.
Metro Detective Jim Lambert said the card was stolen from a woman while she shopped at the Kroger at 5771 Nolensville Pike.
"I see it every time I go to the store myself, and it just kills me because I see people doing it and I'm like, ‘Oh my gosh it would be so easy to steal her card,'" said Lambert.
The theft happened January 20 just before 4 p.m. The victim was looking at food on the deli counter when someone walked by and stole her wallet.
"Just a brief turn of the back to pick up something off the shelves and somebody walked by, reached in her purse and got her wallet," said Lambert.
Police said it is important for people to remember not to leave valuables out in the open.
"This theft could have been prevented had the woman or the victim in this case just picked up her purse, put it on her arm and turned around to do her shopping. Never leave your purse unattended even for a second," said Lambert.
If you know who this woman is or if you have any information about the crime call Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME. You can also text Crime Stoppers anonymously, text the word CASH and send your message to CRIMES.